Mahendra Shahare

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2020

M.S. Philosophy of Science Technology and Society, University of Twente, the Netherlands, 2010

Exchange student, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Netherlands, 2009

M.Sc.(Engg), Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, 2007

B.E. Mechanical Engineering, North Maharashtra University Jalgaon, 2002


Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2021-

Early-Doc Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2020

Assistant Professor, PCCOE & MESCOE, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2012-2013

Principal Engineer R&D Projects, Force Motors Pune, 2007-2008

Research Interests: 

Science and Technology Studies (STS), Sociology of Science, History of Science and Technology, S&T Policy Studies


Journal Articles

1. Shahare M. & Roberts L. (2020). Historicizing the crisis of scientific misconduct in Indian science. History of Science, 58(4), 485-506.

2. Shahare, M. & Thayyil N. (2020). Responsibility, Representation, and Participation: Bureaucratic steering of Biofuel research. Science, Technology & Society, 25(2), 325-340.

3. Shahare, M. (2019). The Fight against Mosquitoes—Technoscientific Vision of Advanced Biological Control. Economic & Political Weekly54(34), 57–63.

4. Shahare, M. (2015). Uncertainty and the capability approach to design. Current Science, 109(9), 1665–1671


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship, European Commission, 2021

Young Faculty Award, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2021-2024)

Visiting Fellowship, Institute of Sociology, Technische Universität (TU) Berlin, Germany (Nov 2019-Jan 2020)

Ph.D. Research Assistantship, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, (2014-2018)

Master’s Degree Scholarship, University of Twente, the Netherlands (2008-2010)

Research Scholarship, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (2003-2005)